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on responding so rapidly. >> thank you. >> vice president norton. >> vice president norton: thank you. i was -- i did hear1jsdzen some complaints that were not reflected in the audit report about middle school textbooks not being available for all students, particularly students in special day classes. and i'm just wondering if the auditors found any -- that there was any -- you know, that they noticed any instances of that. i did hear complaints and each with my own child actually had to request a textbook twice to get one. upon so i'm just wondering if there is any information about that. >> well, this report deals with the 20 schools that are framed in -- 1 through 3. we also have auditors that will be going out to inspect the rest of the schools that are not in the 28 schools that are subject throughout the year. any new complaints that come in are addressed through my office, and also the textbookswzñ?ñ? of. >> off line if somebody could get me information on that, tha? was a widespread problem or just isolated to a couple of schools. thanks. >> no more? roll call please. >> thank
commissioners on their reelections, commissioners wynns, fewer, and norton thank you for your previous service to the children in our community, and we look forward to your continued work on our board of education and your unsurpassed advocacy for our youth families. i'd also like to welcome to the board of education commissioner-elect matthew haney, who will be filling a seat vacated by our president norman yee in january and hopefully he will be#qñ?ñ taking another seat. here's wishing ladies andkl/ gentlemen, here's wishingysñ?ñ? everyone a joyful, restful and happy thanksgiving. i am personally thankful for all of you for trusting your children to our care. thank you. >>e >> thank you superintendent for that very shortáaysñ.aafsñ?ñ? thoughtuñ?ñ?. no. they were very important comments. and today. so let's see where am i? hey, you're up again. so recognition.64ízkmi"and resolutions of commendations. the first one is commendation of the 25th anniversary of the omega)th"e boysx7$[e1 club authored byl=çfl
. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from the district of columbia, ms. norton, for five minutes. ms. norton: thank you, madam speaker. as we end the 112th congress, we are faced with two crises. cliff ryecies and now a gun crisis, a mental health crisis that comes to us from newtown, connecticut. when you consider that this is a congress which has not been able to handle even modern issues much less crises, one begins to wonder whether we will evoke to what is required of any person who is a member of the united states congress. this morning, i come for something less than a crisis for the country, easier, much easier to solve. i am calling on the defense authorization conference committee to solve a simple noncrisis problem. a problem, though, that casts shame on our treatment of our active duty military, our veterans, and their families. thanks to chairman buck mckeon and ranking member adam smith, the defense authorization bill contains a simple provision. that provision says that when you raise the flags of the 50 states at military ceremonies, if you're raising or displaying the flags
the district of columbia, ms. norton, talk about the fact that we now are going to have recognition of flags in the district of columbia for our veterans. and there is inclusion in this conference report that deals with that issue. . flags are used to recognize their presence and of course veterans from the states across the country, the district of columbia hasn't. i'm pleased that ms. norton was able to have that issue addressed in the national defense authorization act conference report. and so this is a measure which i believe really transcends political party, there's great bipartisan support for it and it also covers lots of important issues that do come back to our nation's security. and so i believe, mr. speaker, that as we look again at those five most important words from my perspective in the middle of the preamble of the u.s. constitution, providing for the common defense, that we are doing that and exactly that with this measure. so i encourage my colleagues to support this conference -- the rule and the conference report that we will have and i believe it will be of great benef
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